Previous years winners

2021 Youth Art Prize Winners

Senior First Place Claudia Shagrin - "Here with me"
Senior Second Place Tim Senior-Skinner- Family Secrets
Senior Third Place logan McAuliffe- A Hidden Message
Senior Highly Commended Chloe Colman- Nan's House
Intermediate First Place Joao Coelho - Cornelius- The Family Tree
Intermediate Second Place Isabella McIntosh- Love & Inspiration
Intermediate Third Place Aliya Yang- From the Sun
Intermediate Highly Commended olivia Du- Self portrait
Junior First Place Zac Lusthaus- Families at the airport
Junior Second Place Nikita Mocsari- My Great Grandfather Claudius
Junior Third Place Oliver Isaac- The Duck Family
Junior Highly Commended Tiffany- My Brother
Best Interpretation of the Theme Molly North- So Much More
Best Video Coco and Jet Batu-Sampson- We have so much to learn from our FAMILY
Best Sculpture Ariel Berger- A Family Lunch
Mayors Prize Talia Lapedus- Timeless
Mayors Prize Pearl Collins- The Warmth and Character of the Collins Clan

2020 Youth Art Prize Winners

Senior Category – 1st Gloria Lu - LULU
Senior Category – 2nd Ella Singer - Mirror Image
Senior Category –3rd Mila Sellar - Immersée
Senior Category –Highly Commended Mia MacCormick - Faceless
Intermediate Category – 1st Samantha Klein - Shadows and Shades of my Sister
Intermediate Category – 2nd Chloe Colman - Claudia
Intermediate Category – 3rd Gabriel Stafford - Frontline Hero
Intermediate Category – Highly Commended Rachel Li - Mirror me
Junior Category – 1st Ludmilla Monaco - Joshua
Junior Category – 2nd Alyssa Bova - Tom
Junior Category – 3rd Phoebe Tanner - My Kawaii Friend
Junior Category – Highly Commended Zoe Klein - Self Portrait in the style of Margaret Preston
Leo Masnick - Me and My World
Best Interpretation of the Theme Laila Rich -  Born of Water and Spirit
Best New Media Artwork Teonie Quach - Frame It!
Best Three dimensional creation Marie Khoury - Sunflowers in the Dark
Mayor's Prize Tasman Alexandar Bates – The colour of me
Marie Khoury  Sunflowers in the Dark
Eloise North - Colour Connections
Packing Room Prize Mabel Chen - Margaret Atwood

Frame It! by Teonie Quach
I have created a stop motion animated short inspired by the works of Mister Maker. His creativity resonated with me as a child and now that I am older, I have learnt valuable lessons and ideas that I put forward in my life. He has motivated me to embrace and kindle my creativity.

2019 Youth Art Prize Winners

Soup cans to radio bands, icons in vogue, or 15 minutes of fame….this is pop culture!

The Purpose of the Waverley Youth Art Prize is to encourage creativity in young artists from within the Waverley Council area. It is an open prize and all entrants work is hung so they get to experience the joy of being an exhibiting artist and seeing an audience appreciate their work and talents. We ask parents, guardians and teachers to respect the age guidelines of the prize. While there are prizes awarded, the joy of being showcased is the real prize.

In 2019, Waverley’s Youth Art Prize is celebrating the ‘POP YOUR CULTURE'. Interpret the theme ‘Pop Your Culture’ however you like- show us your artistic skills!

On Thursday 6 June we announced the winners of the Waverley Youth Art Prize 2019 – Pop Your Culture at the Waverley Library. Thank you to everyone who came along and made it such a special night. Congratulations again to everyone who was awarded a prize and just as importantly, congratulations to every future artist who entered. What a stunning show.

See below is the full list of winners:

Junior Category- Highly Commended          Jet and Coco Batu-Sampson – Slime
Junior Category- 3rd Lara Monforte – Music Connects us
Junior Category- 2nd Isobel Killcross – More than a face
Junior Category- 1st Kate Smith – I’m feeling pretty hot today
Intermediate Category- Highly Commended Leo Schmid - Frozen
Intermediate Category- 3rd Nathaniel Phipps – Pasta-Pop
Intermediate Category- 2nd Daniel Zheng - no
Intermediate Category- 1st Mia Mac Cormick – Layers of Pictures
Best New Media Artwork Teonie Quach - 1955
Best Three dimensional creation Matilda Zenere – don’t be drastic it’s only some plastic
Best Interpretation of the Theme Jet Marsh Cashman – Just a finger
Mayors special Commendation Yijun Zhou – A sponsorship from the self-absorbed
Senior Category- Highly Commended Chloe Lenehan – Famous Commodities
Senior Category- 3rd Matthew Awad - HAWAIIAN
Senior Category- 2nd Lehon Karube - Phillydahla
Senior Category- 1st Lucinda Rofe - Trump’s Tweets

2018 Youth Art Prize Winners

Senior - 1stAdena Sheps - Budgie Love
Senior - 2ndAvital Lindsay-Shad - Black or White
Senior - 3rdXanthe Muston - The Guide Dogs
Senior - Highly CommendedJasmine Zelden - Skipper
Intermediate - 1stAndrew Yang - Enjoy Youth
Intermediate - 2nd
Janice Li - Koi
Intermediate - 3rdOliver Freeman - Maple
Intermediate - Highly Commended
James Leib - Easter Flight
Mia MacCormick - Black Swan
Nicole Lee - Cactus
Junior - 1stMichael Espinos - Best act of all time!
Junior - 2ndSabrina Kockzar - The Guinea Pig that's Worthless
Junior - 3rdMila Hall - Show-jumper
Junior - Highly CommendedScarlett King - The Litter
Best New MediaAmy Johnson - Pug's Ballet
Best 3 DimensionSarah Charlton - Best in Show; don't leave me behind
Best Interpretation of the ThemeAnnabelle Knox - Rattiemetre

2017 Youth Art Prize Winners

Senior Category – 1st Michael Aroney – The Suitcase
Senior Category – 2nd Xanthe Muston – My Brother Jack
Senior Category –3rd Casey O’Regan – Gaurdia
Senior Category –Highly Commended Elliot Gibson – Mailman
Intermediate Category – 1st Adena Sheps – Judith the Beheader
Intermediate Category – 2nd Caitlin O’Regan – The Living Rainbow
Intermediate Category – 3rd Nour Agiel – Colour of My Life
Intermediate Category – Highly Commended Jamie Grieve – Spider Girl’s Adventures – Saving Gecko
Junior Category – 1st Nadia May – Fuzz and the Owl
Junior Category – 2nd Gabriel Stafford – Not Every Hero Has a Happy Ending
Junior Category – 3rd Otis O’Neill – Iron man After a Bath
Junior Category –Highly Commended Rolf Rafael Lie – Chip Man Vs. Alien Guy
Junior Category – Highly Commended Tilly Groves - When the Whole World is Silent, Even One Voice Becomes Powerful.
Best Interpretation of the Theme Xanthe Muston – My Brother Jack
Best New Media Artwork Lola Levy, Grace Wren, Grace Ingham, Matilda Gosling, Daisy Johnson, Stella Moore, Lucia Moore - Coogee Friends
Best Three dimensional creation Ava Webster – Shadowgirl to the Rescue

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